A curated digest of the latest ADS-B news and events for aircraft owners, pilots, and aviation pros.
October 6, 2017
Avionics Magazine published an informative 30 ADS-B Questions You Should Know How to Answer article written by Woodrow Bellamy, III.
Bottom line – once you have ADS-B Out installed you’ll need to ensure it’s working correctly before Jan 1, 2020. Go to the Fly and Validate to find links and a checklist.
October 18, 2017
Here is an interesting article in AINOnline about the FAA’s plans to decommission older radars as it transitions to ADS-B for primary surveillance. You can find it here Though Airlines Slow to Equip, FAA Plans for Future With ADS-B
October 20, 2017
NavWorx announced today that it is unable to sell the updated ADS600-B NextGen 2.0 or provide AD updates for either certified or experimental aircraft. I know many NavWorx customers are going to be very upset. Read the article ADS-B Manufacturer NavWorx Ceases Operation published in AvWeb.
October 24, 2017
The latest version of the Equip ADS-B Marketplace rolls out. New features will include a detailed Public Profile section for avionics shops. They will be able to showcase their company, upload pictures or videos, and provide links to social media. Aircraft owners will be able to read customer reviews and make a confident hiring decision.
October 26, 2017
Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Connection Convention 2017. Stephen Smothers, Founder of Equip ADS-B Marketplace will be meeting with representatives from avionics repair stations, manufacturers, regulators, and educators at the convention in Kansas City, Missouri.